Museum Studies Program Blog

May 18 – International Museum Day!

Did you know that there is an international museum day?!  There is!  This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society.  ICOM Advisory Committee organises the theme of this event that, given the high number...

museum studies minor alumni kudos!

Congratulations to museum studies minor and ecology & evolutionary biology alumni, Charlie Engelman and his tv show with National Geographic!  Charlie’s “Nature Boom Time!” is a show that’s both fun and educational, and it helps kids discover the natural world around them.  The show...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Kathy Zarur (MSP05) who recently co-curated an exhibition at the Museum of the African Diaspora called Where is Here.  Kathy curated the exhibit with Jacqueline Francis, who taught at the UM History of Art department. Kathy also assisted in curating another exhibition...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Caroline Braden (MSP13), Accessibility Coordinator at The Henry Ford.  Caroline recently coordinated a Sensory Friendly Saturday event at Greenfield Village for families of children with autism spectrum disorder.  Details of the event can be found here.

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…   Emily Kutil (MSP12) has been granted funding for a great project to explore the history of Detroit.  In her own words, “An idea that I submitted for the Knight Arts Challenge, Black Bottom Street View, is getting funded.  The Burton Historical...